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A representative for the Sligo Action for Reproductive Rights Access has claimed that three years on from legislation being passed to legalise abortion there are no GP’s available locally for women that want to terminate a pregnancy.   Nationally it emerged that Less than one in nine GPs are providing…

  Walk-in Covid vaccination clinics continue this Christmas week in Sligo for anyone aged 40 and over who is eligible for a booster vaccine.   There is no appointment needed.   In Sligo, the vaccination centre is at Sligo Racecourse.   It is operating today, Tuesday, from 1pm to 7.30pm,…

A Donegal GP has welcomed changes to delivery of the Vaccine Booster Programme and says GP’s along could administer 150,000 doses per week.   The Tánaiste is predicting 2 million will receive boosters by the end of the year, due to the accelerated programme.   GPs will double the amount…

A Donegal TD is urging the Government to make sure GPs are aware that they can issue emergency medical cards.   Independent Deputy, Thomas Pringle, says his constituency office is inundated with calls from people who have to apply or renew their cards.   Due to the cyberattack on the…

A south Donegal councillor is calling for the latest GPS technology be used to help the emergency services locate lifebuoys. Fine Gael Cllr Barry Sweeney says this would also help to prevent the removal and vandalising of life buoys. Cllr Sweeney’s proposal is for Donegal County Council liaise with the…

The President of the INMO has criticised recent figures which were published  in relation to the amount of time admitted patients spend in Hospitals.   The recently published figures claim that 30 percent of patients admitted to hospital are discharged within 24 hours or under.   Some senior doctors are…